Scholarship through a social lens

At Kellogg, a team of world-class scholars and practitioners leads the teaching and research of social impact. With diverse backgrounds and deep expertise, these faculty members balance theoretical knowledge with practical experience and bring a cross-disciplinary approach to the classroom. They challenge students to explore the role of managers and responsibility of organizations in supporting the well-being of society.

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Faculty Snapshots

David Besanko | Social Impact | Kellogg School

David Besanko

IBM Professor of Regulation & Competitive Practices
Kara Palamountain | Social Impact | Kellogg School

Kara Palamountain

Research Associate Professor, KPPI
Lecturer of Global Health
David Chen | Social Impact

David Chen

Adjunct Professor of Finance
Faculty Lead of Impact Investing
Liz Livingston Howard | Social Impact | Kellogg School

Liz Livingston Howard

Clinical Associate Professor of Management
Director of Non-Profit Executive Education
Timothy Feddersen | Social Impact | Kellogg School

Timothy Feddersen

Wendell Hobbs Professor of Managerial Politics
Professor of Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences
Tasha Seitz | Social Impact | Kellogg School

Tasha Seitz

Adjunct Professor of Social Impact
Brayden King | Social Impact | Kellogg School

Brayden King

Max McGraw Chair in Management and the Environment
Professor of Management & Organizations
Chair of Management & Organizations Department
Juliet Sorensen | Social Impact | Kellogg School

Juliet Sorensen

Clinical Associate Professor of Law, Northwestern School of Law
Clinical Associate Professor of Strategy
Klaus Weber | Social Impact | Kellogg School

Klaus Weber

Professor of Management & Organizations
Megan Kashner | Social Impact | Kellogg School

Megan Kashner

Clinical Assistant Professor, KPPI
Director of Social Impact
David Austen-Smith | Social Impact | Kellogg School

David Austen-Smith

Peter G. Peterson Chair in Corporate Ethics
Professor of Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences
Director, Ford Motor Center for Global Citizenship
Therese McGuire | Social Impact | Kellogg School

Therese McGuire

ConAgra Brands Research Professorship in Strategic Management
Professor of Strategy
Paul Christensen | Social Impact | Kellogg School

Paul Christensen

Associate Dean, Executive Education
Clinical Professor of Finance
Senior Adviser for Global Strategy
Jan Eberly | Social Impact | Kellogg School

Jan Eberly

James R. and Helen D. Russell Professor of Finance
Faculty Director, Kellogg Public-Private Interface (KPPI)
Adam Waytz | Social Impact | Kellogg School

Adam Waytz

Associate Professor of Management & Organizations
Gabrielle Lyon | Social Impact | Kellogg School

Gabrielle Lyon

Adjunct Lecturer of Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Nicola Persico | Social Impact | Kellogg School

Nicola Persico

John L. and Helen Kellogg Professor of Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences
Director of the Center for Mathematical Studies in Economics & Management
Professor of Weinberg Department of Economics (Courtesy)
Sophia Shaw | Social Impact | Kellogg School

Sophia Shaw

Adjunct Professor of Social Impact
Ravi Jagannathan | Social Impact | Kellogg School

Ravi Jagannathan

CME Group/John F. Sandner Chair of Finance
Co-Director, Financial Institutions and Markets Research Center
Benjamin F. Jones | Social Impact | Kellogg School

Benjamin F. Jones

Gordon and Llura Gund Family Professor of Entrepreneurship
Professor of Strategy
Faculty Director, Kellogg Innovation and Entrepreneurship Initiative (KIEI)
Alvaro Sandroni | Social Impact | Kellogg School

Alvaro Sandroni

E.D. Howard Professor of Political Economy
Professor of Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences
Jorg Spenkuch | Social Impact | Kellogg School

Jorg Spenkuch

Assistant Professor of Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences
Georgy Egorov | Social Impact | Kellogg School

Georgy Egorov

Professor of Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences
Sunil Chopra | Social Impact | Kellogg School

Sunil Chopra

IBM Professor of Operations Management and Information Systems
Professor of Operations
Donald Haider | Social Impact | Kellogg School

Donald Haider

Professor Emeritus of Strategy
Jason Saul | Social Impact | Kellogg School

Jason Saul

Adjunct Lecturer of Executive Education
Sandeep Baliga | Social Impact | Kellogg School

Sandeep Baliga

John L. and Helen Kellogg Professor of Managerial Economics & Decision Sciences